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densify

[den-suh-fahy]
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verb (used with object), den·si·fied, den·si·fy·ing.
  1. to impregnate (wood) with additives under heat and pressure in order to achieve greater density and hardness.

Origin of densify

First recorded in 1810–20; dense + -ify
Related formsden·si·fi·ca·tion, nounden·si·fi·er, noun
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  • Vitrification or densification is due to the feldspar or fusible sand.

    The Potter's Craft

    Charles F. Binns


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